Three Rivers Medical will work collaboratively with Maori, Iwi providers, DHB, PHO, MOH, and other key stakeholders in the Tairawhiti region focusing on our population health needs targeting our vulnerable populations and sharing and distributing resources to ensure HEALTH EQUITY.

Together with Turanga Health Services to work and engage with Maori and those in the community with highest needs to provide services together that best meets our community’s needs.

We intend to run quality improvement programs for our community addressing health targets that effect Maori and our most vulnerable populations, addressing Inequities and Inequalities and ensuring they are sustainable.

We will analyse health data to measure and implement clinical quality improvement programs to address disparities between Maori and Non-Maori identifying opportunities for improvement.

We are committed to addressing and recognising the social determinants of health which include but are not limited to:

  • Socioeconomic status
  • Education
  • Literacy
  • Ethnicity
  • Disability
  • Access to health care
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Sexual orientation

For more information on this initiative visit the National Hauora Coalition website.